Helicopter called to help sick man

A HELICOPTER crew from Wattisham Airfield was called to help a sick man from a barge in Kent today.

A HELICOPTER crew from Wattisham Airfield was called to help a sick man from a barge in Kent today.

The helicopter was called to the boat, which was in water near Margate, at 6am.

The man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital in Margate.

A spokesman for the hospital said he had been admitted for assessments but refused to give further details.